Where are the natural water slides in Ohiopyle?

Where are the natural water slides in Ohiopyle?

The Natural Waterslides are located about a half-mile south of downtown Ohiopyle. The parking area is located at the intersection of Main Street (Route 381) and Ohiopyle Road, and can be found at the following coordinates: 39.861998, -79.494880.

Can you swim at Ohiopyle?

A visit to Ohiopyle is great way to spend a day on the Yough River! Note this is not a designated swimming area. Swim at your own risk.

How many waterfalls are in Ohiopyle?

The author at Upper Jonathan Run Falls, Ohiopyle State Park. What is this? The reason being there are 2 magnificent waterfalls and a slew of smaller cascades along this trail that parallels Jonathan Run for nearly 2 miles.

What is around Ohiopyle?

Top 10 Things to Do in Ohiopyle!

  • The Youghiogheny Falls and Falls Area Visitor Center at Ohiopyle.
  • Raft the Youghiogheny River.
  • Ferncliff Peninsula.
  • Bike the Great Allegheny Passage.
  • Meadow Run.
  • Zip-lining at Ohiopyle Zip-line Adventure Park.
  • Cucumber Falls and the Great Gorge Trail.
  • Rock Climbing.

How did Ohiopyle get its name?

The name Ohiopyle or “Ohiopehelle” is believed to be derived from a combination of Native American Indian words which mean “white, frothy water.”

What state is Ohiopyle?

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Are there bears in Ohiopyle State Park?

Ohiopyle State Park is a designated Important Mammal Area as well as an Important Bird Area. Visitors to Ohiopyle may be lucky enough to see: White-tailed deer. Black bear.

Can you swim at Cucumber Falls?

While you can’t swim at Cucumber Falls, you can dip your feet in the water and enjoy the mist from the waterfall. You can also slip and slide down the Meadow Run Natural Water Slide at Ohiopyle State Park.

How do you get to waterfalls at Ohiopyle?

Simple. Park in the large dirt Ferncliff Trail lot indicated on the map above. Hike down the Ferncliff Trail 1/3 of a mile, along the banks of the Youghiogheny River, until you reach the side of Ohiopyle Falls. That’s it!

How high is Ohiopyle waterfall?

In high waters the 20 foot drop gets swamped, as can be seen in one of the photos below. On the plus side the waterfall is guaranteed to have water, unlike the other nearby falls, such as Cucumber Falls. The falls are right next to a large parking area in the center of the park.

Are there bears in Ohiopyle?

What is Ohiopyle known for?

Ohiopyle is known for the fast-flowing whitewater of the Youghiogheny River, which attracts boaters of all skills and ages. Go on an adrenaline-pumping adventure on the busiest section of whitewater east of the Mississippi River, ranging from Class III to IV.